A new centre specialising in dealing with traumatic head injuries has opened in the Scottish Borders.
Heads Together, which is specifically for those with brain injuries, has moved from their former premises in Galashiels to their new centre in Hawick.
The charity helps people who've suffered from the likes of a stroke or an industrial accident, by providing company and support for those struggling with every day tasks.
The Chairman of Heads Together, Steve Turnbull, was diagnosed with a brain tumour six years ago and has suffered several strokes since.
He helped to set up Heads Together three years ago.
"It's been hard I mean I nearly gave in. I don't think I would be alive now if it wasn't for the charity I really don't. It's kept us going, it's given us a focus and I've moved on.
"To start with, everyone goes through a feeling sorry for yourself stage and I did that and I decided I was wanting to fight back."
One man who says the centre has been a lifeline for him is Joe Devlin, who sustained a brain injury from a quad bike accident.
People in Hawick are preparing to celebrate at the town's annual Reivers festival over this Bank Holiday weekend.
There will be a parade through the town, school performances and an historical market.
It's to remember the Reivers who carried out raids along the Border up until the 17th century.
Administrators of Hawick Knitwear met in Edinburgh today to make an agreement which is likely to see the company liquidated.
The firm, which was established in 1874 and employed 179 people, went into administration in January.
Workers still owed wages and some pension benefits are expected to receive their money in full.
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Scotland's Business Minister Fergus Ewing is in Hawick this morning for a meeting with businesses to discuss local economic issues, including the closure of a local factory.
The meeting was called after textile manufacturer Hawick Knitwear went into administration last month.
As heavy rain sweeps through the Scottish Borders, the following roads remain closed:
- B712 at Dawyck. Diversion: A701 - Dreva Junction
- D66/1 Kirkton Manor, Cademuir to Peebles
- B709 Thirlestane / Ramseycleuch
- C77 Gala to Lauder
- B6359 - at Bowden Toll
- A699 - Selkirk to St Boswells
- D106/4 - Makerston village
- D25/3 Haysike Bridge – closed due to structural damage
- Lower Mansfield Road, Hawick
- Overhall Road/Martin's Bridge, Hawick
- B709 between Ramseycleuch Bridge and Angecroft Caravan Park in the Ettrick Valley
- A698 between Denholm and Hawick
- A7 south of Hawick - landslip at Teviothead
- Commercial Road, Hawick
- Laidlaw Terrace, Hawick
- Dovemount Mews, Hawick
- Common Haugh Car Park, Hawick
- Victoria Road, Hawick
- A6088 Bonchester Bridge closed
- A68 south of Bonjedward bridge
- A68 south of Bonjedward
- A68 north of Jedburgh at Riverside
- B6401 between Yetholm and Morebattle
- C40 near Jedburgh - Crailinghall Bridge closed
- B6438 at the 30mph zone into St Abbs
National Lottery bosses are still searching for the second winner of a £33 million jackpot.
Their senior winners' adviser, Andy Carter, is visiting Worcester after the lottery operator confirmed that a ticket bought in the area matched all six balls in its record £66 million jackpot draw on January 9.
Under the terms of its licence, Camelot has discretion to pay prizes in respect of stolen, lost or destroyed tickets if a player has submitted a claim in writing within 30 days of the relevant draw.
David and Carol Martin, both 54, from Hawick in the Scottish Borders, celebrated winning the other half of the jackpot amid a flurry of media attention last week.
A couple from the Scottish Borders has won half of the historic £66 million lottery jackpot.
Before speaking about their win, they took the time to make sure everyone knows how to pronounce 'Hawick' correctly: